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Report: Antonio Longino arrested in Cleveland in connection to homicide case days prior to Bengals tryout

The former Sun Devils' NFL career is already in jeopardy days before it can even begin.

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Former Arizona State Sun Devils linebacker Antonio Longino was arrested in Cleveland Wednesday and was charged for tampering evidence related to a homicide investigation, according to WEWS in Cleveland.

Cleveland Heights Police Chief Annette Mecklenburg told WEWS Longino is held in a city jail on a $100,000 bond.

According to the report, a vehicle with two bullet holes was towed from Longino's aunt's house and police confiscated several bags of evidence from the property.

The evidence is believed to be related to a homicide case involving a 24-year-old man found shot and dead in a car parked in Cleveland Heights.

Longino, who played three seasons at Arizona State and was named as an 2015 All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention, joined the Cincinnati Bengals on Saturday as an undrafted free agent and was supposed to participate in the team's mini camp tryout this weekend.

Longino is a native of East Cleveland, Ohio, and appeared to be living with relatives prior to beginning his career with the Bengals.

UPDATE: A man named Stephen Johnson reportedly turned himself in Wednesday night following Longino's arrest and faces aggravated assault charges.

The investigation is still ongoing.